Sacred Socio-Ecological Interconnectedness: Climate Change Refugees and the Eco-Memories of Migration

Sara Fread
Sara Fread

IM4HI staff member Sara Fread, seminarian at Pacific School of Religion, shares a reflection about climate migration and eco-womanist theology, centering IM4HI participant Misael Reyes and his family’s experience with the hurricanes in Honduras several years ago.

… Unfortunately, Misael’s story is not uncommon. Millions of immigrants from around the globe flee dangerous conditions in their home countries in hope of a better life in the United States. Once they make it across the border, though, they are met with continued violence and oppression through the US carceral immigration system. However, we rarely acknowledge a major underlying catalyst of migration: climate change…

— Sara Fread